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Nokia's Here Maps is back for iOS, with offline navigation and more
Nokia's Here Maps is back for iOS, with offline navigation and more By Elyse Betters

Over a year after its abrupt removal, Nokia Here Maps has returned to the App Store for iPhone.Nokia decided to remove its Here Maps iPhone app from the App Store in 2013, claiming that elements of iOS 7 harmed the user experience. The app was originally... Read more

Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015
Nokia Here maps app now live in Play Store, with iOS version coming in 2015 By Elyse Betters

Nokia's Here maps app is now available in the Google Play Store, and it's not just for Samsung devices.Positioned as an alternative to Google Maps, Here, formerly called Nokia Maps, is a mobile app that features maps in over 180 countries, as well as... Read more

Nokia Here Maps to return as free app for iOS sometime this year
Nokia Here Maps to return as free app for iOS sometime this year By Elyse Betters

Nokia's Here Maps app is officially coming back to the Apple App Store.Nokia pulled the mapping app from the App Store almost a year ago, supposedly due to iOS 7 compatibility issues. It is currently all the rage on Windows Phone and will soon exclusively... Read more

Nokia Here to launch on Android as Samsung Galaxy exclusive, will power Gear S maps too
Nokia Here to launch on Android as Samsung Galaxy exclusive, will power Gear S maps too By Elyse Betters

Nokia has announced that its Here mapping app will be available as an Anroid beta app just for Samsung Galaxy smartphones.This news follows an announcement from yesterday, when Nokia said it had partnered with Samsung to also bring the Here app to Tizen-powered... Read more

Nokia creates clever Z launcher app, but Windows Phone users can't use it
Nokia creates clever Z launcher app, but Windows Phone users can't use it By Elyse Betters

The part of Nokia that Microsoft didn't buy has introduced a new software product for your Android device. It's called Z launcher.It's technically a pre-beta version, but you can install and start using Z Launcher immediately. It recognises your habits... Read more

Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad
Nokia Here Maps heading for iPhone and Android return, according to job ad By Rik Henderson

Nokia is looking to reinstate its Here Maps service on iPhone, iPad and Android as a standalone application. At least, that's what can be surmised from a company job advert listed on LinkedIn.The Finnish firm, which now no longer manufactures mobile devices... Read more

Nokia Here Maps expands support to all Windows 8.1 devices, adds new features
Nokia Here Maps expands support to all Windows 8.1 devices, adds new features By Elyse Betters

Nokia's Here Maps for Windows 8.1 app is now available for all Windows 8.1 devices - and it comes with a bunch of changes too.Previously limited to the Nokia Lumia 2520, the free navigation app now supports laptops, desktops, tablets, including all... Read more

Nokia pulls Here Maps from iTunes because of iOS 7
Nokia pulls Here Maps from iTunes because of iOS 7 By Rik Henderson

Nokia has decided to remove its Here Maps iPhone application from iTunes, claiming that elements of iOS 7 "harm" the "user experience".The app was originally released to fill the void left by Apple's removal of Google Maps as a hard-coded app and replacement... Read more

Nokia's Motion Monitor beta app will track and compare your physical activity
Nokia's Motion Monitor beta app will track and compare your physical activity By Elyse Betters

Nokia wants you to stop being so lazy, so it has introduced a new app in beta, called Motion Monitor, that will analyse your sedentary lifestyle.But it's not just for sloths. Motion Monitor runs in the background of your smartphone and tracks your physical... Read more

Nokia's Here mapping service calls on the Indian community to help improve data
Nokia's Here mapping service calls on the Indian community to help improve data By Rik Henderson

Nokia's Here is launching its first community mapping program in India as it looks to combine its industrial data collection methods with a new crowd mapping initiative.The pilot scheme uses a team of more than 1,000 people in the country, made up of... Read more

Nokia Pro Camera comes to Lumia 925 today, Lumia 920 and 928 following Amber update
Nokia Pro Camera comes to Lumia 925 today, Lumia 920 and 928 following Amber update By Chris Hall

Nokia has today announced that it is starting the rollout of a pretty big update for it's Windows Phone 8 portfolio with the Nokia Lumia Amber update, but has also made the Nokia Pro Camera app available to a wider range of devices.Nokia Pro Camera made... Read more

Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac launches - helps back up Lumia media files
Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac launches - helps back up Lumia media files By Elyse Betters

Nokia on Friday released Nokia Photo Transfer for Mac, making it easier to transfer those huge, raw pictures taken with the pro-user modes on Nokia devices like the Lumia 1020.Mac users can easily transfer photos from Nokia devices, but those huge images,... Read more

Nokia JobLens hits the UK, integrates Facebook and LinkedIn to help find you a new job
Nokia JobLens hits the UK, integrates Facebook and LinkedIn to help find you a new job By Chris Hall

Nokia JobLens is now available in the UK for Nokia Lumia owners looking for a new job. The app pulls in job data from several sources to help you find and apply for your next dream job.We saw the app in beta at the launch of the Nokia Lumia 925, but we've... Read more

Nokia Pro Camera: DSLR controls in a smartphone
Nokia Pro Camera: DSLR controls in a smartphone By Stuart Miles

Nokia has announced the new Lumia 1020 in New York and with it a new Pro Camera app that will allow photographers more control over the way they shoot pictures on the camera.Trying to give more SLR-like controls, the camera will let people control all... Read more

Hipstamatic Oggl Windows Phone 8 app launched
Hipstamatic Oggl Windows Phone 8 app launched By Stuart Miles

Hipstamatic has come to Windows Phone 8 and, in particular, Nokia Lumia smartphones following a deal between the two companies.Coming in the form of Hipstamatic Oggl, the new app also released by the developer for iPhone at the end of last week will allow... Read more

Nokia Here mapping and nav available to HTC 8X and all Windows Phone 8 devices
Nokia Here mapping and nav available to HTC 8X and all Windows Phone 8 devices By Chris Hall

Nokia has confirmed that its Here mapping and navigation services - Here Maps, Here Drive and Here Transit - are now available from all Windows Phone 8 users and are no longer a Nokia exclusive feature.There is something of a catch, however, as the Here... Read more

Nokia introduces Music+ streaming service for $3.99 a month
Nokia introduces Music+ streaming service for $3.99 a month By Jake Smith

Nokia has announced a paid subscription plan for its free Mix Radio service in order to take on Spotify, RDIO, Slacker, and more. Dubbed Music+, Nokia will be charging €3.99 (or $3.99 USD) a month for access to unlimited music skipping, downloads,... Read more

Nokia Laser headed to Verizon with specs close to the Lumia 920
Nokia Laser headed to Verizon with specs close to the Lumia 920 By Jake Smith

Verizon will be increasing its Windows Phone 8 presence this year by hosting a high-end Nokia Lumia device with similar specs to the Lumia 920.According to a report from The Verge, the handset is currently dubbed "Laser" and will be a flagship device... Read more

Here Maps by Nokia now available for iPhone and iPad
Here Maps by Nokia now available for iPhone and iPad By Rik Henderson

Here Maps by Nokia, the mapping alternative to Google Maps and Apple's own Maps service, is now available for iOS. It's compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices running iOS 4.3 or above and is optimised for the iPhone 5.Pocket-lint went to... Read more

Nokia Music arrives in the US with free music for Lumia users
Nokia Music arrives in the US with free music for Lumia users By Danny Brogan

Nokia Lumia 900 and 710 users in the US can now download an app that will provide free access to more than 150 exclusive playlists from a range of different genres.Nokia Music is free to download from the Marketplace with no adverts, registration or subscription... Read more

Nimbuzz, Symbian's number one app comes to Windows Phone
Nimbuzz, Symbian's number one app comes to Windows Phone By Danny Brogan

Nimbuzz is coming to Windows Phone devices after the instant messaging app developer spoke directly with Nokia.The application - which enables its 105 million users to communicate with each other free via text message, group messaging, picture sharing... Read more

Nokia Drive gets personal as your device learns your journeys
Nokia Drive gets personal as your device learns your journeys By Danny Brogan

Nokia’s navigation app Nokia Drive has been updated so that it automatically remembers the journeys you take most often, providing real time information on the best route to take. The My Commute feature has been rolled out in the US initially, but... Read more

Nokia rocks out 3D world map, but don't forget your glasses
Nokia rocks out 3D world map, but don't forget your glasses By Danny Brogan

Nokia is going after the 3D space, promising an experience superior to that of any of its competitors, including Google and Amazon.A website, albeit in beta, has been launched enabling consumers to see the technology first hand -though you will need a... Read more

Nokia Belle update now ringing
Nokia Belle update now ringing By Paul Lamkin

Nokia Belle, possibly the last hurrah of the Symbian OS, is now available to download for an array of handsets from the Finnish manufacturer.Previously called Symbian Belle, before Nokia banned all use of the "S" word, Nokia Belle is the second major... Read more

Nokia to embrace NFC for future Lumia smartphones
Nokia to embrace NFC for future Lumia smartphones By Paul Lamkin

Nokia's design chief Marko Ahtisaari has told The Guardian that the mobile giant is working on a Windows Phone handset that uses NFC technology to connect with external accessories, and also hinted at smartphones with wireless charging.It sounds as if... Read more

Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses
Vuzix teams up with Nokia for Terminator style AR glasses By Paul Lamkin

Vuzix, the video eyewear specialist who was behind the funky Wrap 1200 specs that we saw at IFA last year, has announced the Smart Glasses tech that it will be showing off at CES next week.The tech means Terminator-style Augmented Reality glasses which... Read more

Nokia, Amazon and Microsoft circle RIM - is a takeover on the cards?
Nokia, Amazon and Microsoft circle RIM - is a takeover on the cards? By Stuart Miles

With RIM's stock at an all time low, it is no surprise that sharks look to be circling the mobile phone and tablet maker. However the interest, it seems, is coming from those you wouldn't, perhaps, expect. They're some of the biggest fish around.According... Read more

Nokia X Factor app hits the Ovi Store
Nokia X Factor app hits the Ovi Store By Paul Lamkin

Tech fans with a penchant for X Factor must have felt that they have struck gold.Not only did Pocket-lint recently bring you news of Gear4's X Factor Karaoke Party Box, we're now bringing you news of a new Ovi X Factor app for your Nokia handset.It seems... Read more

Nokia to dump Symbian from N-series?
Nokia to dump Symbian from N-series? By Duncan Geere

Nokia appears to be preparing to lose the Symbian operating system on its N-series range of top-end smartphones.  In its place will be Maemo - the Linux-based operating system that powers the forthcoming N900 handset.The claim was made by Maemo's marketing... Read more

Nokia to launch ARM-based smartbook
Nokia to launch ARM-based smartbook By Amy-Mae Elliott

Taiwanese manufacturing sources are reporting that Nokia's just announced netbook range, currently comprising of the Nokia Booklet 3G, is set to grow - and in an interesting direction. DigiTimes states: "Nokia, in addition to its recently unveiled netbook,... Read more

Nokia Comes with Music stats under scrutiny
Nokia Comes with Music stats under scrutiny By Amy-Mae Elliott

Claims from digital music business information company Music Ally that Nokia's "Comes with Music" service has only managed to attract 23,000 UK users have not been refuted by Nokia. Following the report, Pocket-lint got in touch with Nokia for clarification... Read more

Nokia invests in mobile payment company Obopay
Nokia invests in mobile payment company Obopay By Amy-Mae Elliott

It's been announced that Nokia is investing in mobile payments service provider Obopay. The amount Nokia is ploughing into the company is pegged at around $70 million for a "minority stake" in the Silicon Valley-based company. Obopay currently operates... Read more

Nokia announces "Voluntary Resignation Package"
Nokia announces "Voluntary Resignation Package" By Amy-Mae Elliott

Nokia has announced what it calls "new voluntary measures aimed at reducing personnel-related costs and lessening the need for involuntary redundancies". The measures include a global "Voluntary Resignation Package" as well as wider use of short-term... Read more

Greenpeace reveals Nokia as greenest electronics brand
Greenpeace reveals Nokia as greenest electronics brand By Amy-Mae Elliott

Greenpeace has revealed its latest Guide to Greener Electronics and Nokia has regained the lead with seven points out of ten. Near the bottom is Microsoft, which received 2.2. Sharp only managed 3.1 while Nintendo "remains rooted to the bottom" with 0.8.... Read more

Nokia XpressPrint mobile pic printing service live
Nokia XpressPrint mobile pic printing service live By Amy-Mae Elliott

Nokia users can now print pictures and photo gifts straight from their mobile device via the new Nokia XpressPrint service provided by CeWe Color. You can order your best pictures directly from your compatible Nokia Nseries handset and your first 10 prints... Read more

Nokia 500 satnav system launched
Nokia 500 satnav system launched By Stuart Miles

Nokia has branched out into satnav with the launch of the Nokia 500 Auto Navigation. Following on from GPS offerings in the N95 and 6100 handsets, the company has decided to launch a dedicated unit for those wanting to find their way on the roads but... Read more

ALK CoPilot Live joins the N95
ALK CoPilot Live joins the N95 By Ryan Haynes

ALK Technologies has come up with an alternative to the N95's on-board GPS software, CoPilot Live navigation comes as a pre-loaded storage card for the handset. If you're not so keen on Nokia's version, or found the cost of map downloads expensive - this... Read more

3 opens up mobile internet
3 opens up mobile internet By Ryan Haynes

Mobile networks are sprinting to get ahead in the mobile internet market and 3 has opened the doors with a £5 flat-rate unlimited package. As an extension to its X-Series, following the launch with the Nokia N73, 3 is releasing the service on all recently... Read more

Nokia Software Updater available for free download
Nokia Software Updater available for free download By Amber Maitland

Nokia has announced that its Software Updater for mobile phones is now available to all Nokia customers for download.Previously available only to those who visit a Nokia service point, it's now available to download from Nokia's site, and lets you get... Read more

Nokia unveils new satnav, the 330 Auto Navigation
Nokia unveils new satnav, the 330 Auto Navigation By Amber Maitland

Nokia has launched its first dedicated satnav to come with Europe-wide maps to compete in the ever-widening personal navigation market. The Nokia 330 Auto Navigation provides seamless navigation from country to country and provides clear spoken and visual... Read more